Posts Tagged ‘occupied’

Palestinian killed in occupied West Bank after allegedly ramming settlers with car

West Bank / Jerusalem Update: ‘Army kills one Palestinian near Bethlehem’ IMEMC 16 Aug — The Palestinian Health Ministry and the District Civil Coordination Office have reported that the Palestinian who was killed by Israeli soldiers near Etzion, Friday,south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, has been identified as Ala Khader al-Hreimi, 26. The […]

Hundreds of North American immigrants arrive in Israeli-occupied lands

Nearly 250 new immigrants from the United States and Canada have arrived in the Israeli-occupied territories and been received by Israeli officials amid the sounds of shofar blasts and the cheering of hundreds of Jewish extremists, as opposed to the Tel Aviv regime’s controversial plan to expel thousands of African refugees. On Wednesday, a […]

Left-wing hate? Shots fired into “occupied” ICE building in San Antonio while Democrats ramp up crazed hatred against those who defend America’s borders

(Natural News) Criticizing a federal agency is one thing and it’s something we’ve all done. Whether it’s bashing the IRS, complaining about the VA, hammering Medicare, or lambasting the heavy hand of the EPA, government agencies are very often the subject of our collective anxieties and frustrations. But for the past year […]

Sen. Richard Black to ST: Establishment of an occupied zone within Syria is prohibited by international law

ST Thursday, 08 August 2019 20:55 Virginia Senator Richard Black has described the ‘safe’ zone which the United States and Turkey seek to establish in the north of Syria as an ‘occupied’ zone, stressing that this move is prohibited by the International law. In an interview with Syria Times e-newspaper, the senator said that the […]

‘British occupied Ireland?’ BBC accused of hypocrisy over ‘Indian-occupied Kashmir’ description

The query was first put to the British broadcaster on Sunday by British-Indian film director Shekhar Kapur and it quickly went viral. “Hey @BBCWorld.. each time you call Kashmir ‘Indian Occupied Kashmir’ I keep wondering why you refuse to call Northern Ireland ‘British Occupied Ireland’?” Kapur asked in a tweet that rapidly racked up more […]

Israel approves 2,300 new settlement units deep in the occupied West Bank

Israel has advanced plans for more than 2,300 illegal settlement units deep in the occupied West Bank, Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported.  The Higher Planning Committee (HPC) of the Israeli Civil Administration, the body responsible for authorizing settlement construction, convened over the course of Monday and Tuesday and approved 2,304 housing units, along […]

Has Washington Joined the List of Israeli Occupied Territories?

Relations between Washington and Damascus have never been cordial, particularly after the creation of Israel in 1948 and Washington’s blanket support of the newly established state. With the election of Obama in 2008, there was a glimmer of hope for improved relations between the two capitals. Although the high expectations of improved Washington-Damascus relations did […]

‘Israeli’ Forces Start Demolishing Palestinian Homes in Occupied Al-Quds

By Staff, Agencies ‘Israeli’ occupation forces started destroying homes on the outskirts of the occupied East al-Quds, despite international condemnation and mass protests. Hundreds of Zionist soldiers and police stormed Sur Baher early on Monday and declared the village a military zone, banning journalists from entering. “Since 2 am they have been evacuating people from […]

VIDEO: ISIS Flag Raised Over Al-Hawl Refugee Camp in US-occupied Region of Syria

Not surprisingly, ISIS terrorists continue to thrive under the illegal US occupation of northeastern Syria… An ISIS flag has been raised over the Al-Hawl refugee camp in the US-occupied part of Syria. The refugee camp located in the province of al-Hasakah, which is mostly under control of the US-led coalition and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. […]

As raids on occupied ‘Issawiya escalate, Israelis arrest a Palestinian mother to pressure her son to turn himself in

West Bank / Jerusalem / Israel Jerusalemite mother arrested to pressure her son to turn himself in to Israeli police JERUSALEM (WAFA) 4 July – Israeli security forces today arrested a Palestinian mother from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-‘Issawiya, reportedly to pressure her son to hand himself over to the police, according to […]

US officials participate in unveiling of settlers’ tunnel in occupied Jerusalem

Palestinians are outraged after high profile American officials participated in the inauguration of a disputed tunnel in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday. US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and White House Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt were all smiles as they hammered down the last remaining wall standing in front of the controversial “Pilgrimage Road” […]

Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian youth in raid on Issawiya in occupied Jerusalem

West Bank / Jerusalem Israeli soldiers kill one Palestinian, injure many in Jerusalem IMEMC 28 June — Israeli soldiers and the police invaded, on Thursday evening, the al-‘Issawiya town, north of occupied East Jerusalem, killed a young Palestinian man, and injured many other residents, in addition to imposing a strict siege on the town. Media […]

Netanyahu, Trump celebrate new ‘Trump Heights’ settlement in the occupied Golan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled the sign marking the location of the newest illegal settlement in the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday. The soon-to-be settlement’s name? “Trump Heights.” Standing in front of the massive plaque, written in Hebrew and English with emblems of the US and Israeli flags on top, Netanyahu spoke to officials at […]

WATCH: What occupation looks like in the occupied Jordan Valley

Palestinian residents of the Jordan Valley are forced on a daily basis to cope with Israel’s arbitrary military policies, from imposing restrictions on movement to home demolitions to a lack of access to water — all while Israeli settlers living on the same land face none of the same issues. For additional original analysis and breaking […]

Israel has right to annex parts of occupied West Bank: US ambassador

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has said Israel has the right to annex at least “some” of the occupied West Bank reiterating similar remarks made earlier by  US President Donald Trump.  “Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank,” Friedman said In […]

Israel Using Occupied Golan Heights to Fire Missiles at Damascus

  Syrian state media reported air defences brought down objects and did not report casualties [File: SANA/AFP] Syria says missiles fired from Israeli-held territory at Damascus Air defences intercept missiles fired at western Damascus from direction of occupied Golan Heights, state media reports. Syrian air defences have targeted projectiles coming from “occupied territory”, a […]

People are deactivating Airbnb for allowing listings in the occupied West Bank

Lodging app Airbnb allows guests to book stays in cozy cabins in Alaska, villas in Indonesia, and just about everywhere in between. But in November 2018, after Palestinian officials and organizers announced their disapproval of the company’s listings inside illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, Airbnb announced that it would no longer allow such […]

Israel embassy sent UK imams on tour of occupied Palestine

The Israeli Embassy in the UK has bragged about the role it played in organising a delegation of British imams to occupied Jerusalem last month. The tour, which has been denounced by critics as “soft propaganda” for the Zionist state, saw imams from various parts of the UK being paraded around Palestinian and Jewish communities […]

Baseline of a Desecrated Land III: Occupied water

Part 3 of a 12 part series examining the ecological impacts of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. by Dick Callahan, reposted from State Mandated Water Poverty “Today the Golden People of California have elected to adopt Israel’s water model. Now, in order for this thing to work, half of you will get 15 percent of […]


The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)  was established as a registered society in New Delhi on November 11, 1965. Its mission is to provide objective assessments of issues relating to national and international security. It is funded by the Indian Ministry of Defence but operates as a non-partisan and autonomous body The following […]

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